Monday, June 21, 2021

Carnival and Light Show Meld – Save the Dates

The COVID-19 Pandemic still has its tentacles in planning and events, especially concerning those involving larger groups. Last year the local Lions Club cancelled its annual carnival due to Governor Baker’s stay-at-home orders. The local American Legion Post 47, equally affected, cancelled its Laser Light Show at Goodwill Park in July to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

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Planning Board Concludes Public Hearing on 555 Hopping Brook Special Permit – Deliberations Are Next

Chair David Thorn called the June 3, 2021, meeting of the Holliston Planning Board to order at a little past 7:00pm. He welcomed newly elected member Barbara Peattie to the Board.

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Holliston Cable Access TV Receives Batchelder Award

Holliston Cable Access Television is pleased to announce that it has received the 2021 Batchelder Award for Excellence in Education from Holliston Historical Society.

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School Committee Welcomes New Members

School Committee (SC) Chair Stacey Raffi called Thursday evening’s open meeting of the SC to order at 8:13 PM, following Executive Session for the purpose of collective bargaining strategy with the Holliston Federation of Teachers (HFT).

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Don’t Let Your Old Pool Become A Mosquito Breeding Ground – And It’s Free!

Information from the Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project and the Holliston Board of Health about free mosquito larva control. Maybe you are a candidate for this service?

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Library Trustees Vote in New Slate of Officers

The Wednesday evening (6.2.21) meeting of the Library Trustees was called to order by Chair Nancy Baron, following the reading of the statement for remote participation. All Trustees were present.

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Elementary School Lunch Menu – June 2021

School lunches continue through the end of this academic year – June 23rd.
Eat healthy.

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Holliston Newcomers & Neighbors Reflect Back and Look Forward

As summer approaches, Holliston Newcomers and Neighbors membership year comes to a close. But even with all the uncertainty swirling around us, HNN was still able to fulfill our civic, social, and community mission.

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Select Board Re-organizes at June 1st Meeting

After electing Tina Hein Select Board Chair for the coming year, the Board completed a wide-ranging agenda.

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Fire /EMS Log for Week of May 21 – 27, 2021

A motor vehicle crash requiring extrication led off this week’s emergency responses by Holliston Fire.

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Memorial Day 2021

Here are photos that capture the spirit of remembrance and the resumption of public gatherings. Thanks to all who made it such a special day for our community.

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The Old North Cemetery Gets Decorated for Memorial Day

A few years ago, I badgered Steve Bradford into letting me help out with the annual Memorial Day preparations by replacing the flags on the graves of the veterans in the Old North Cemetery on Cedar Street.
We welcome this contribution from Ellin Austin.

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